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Sep 16, 2012 10:00am PDT
. let's watch. >> this is not a case of protests directed at the united states at large or at u.s. policy. this is in response to a video that is offensive. >> chris: you don't really believe that? >> chris, absolutely i believe that. in fact, it is the case. we had the evolution of the arab spring over the last many months but what sparked the recent violence was the airing on the internet of a very hateful very offensive video that has offended many people around the world. now, our strong view is that there is no excuse for violence. it is reprehensible and never justified but in fact there have been those in various parts of the world who have reacted with violence. their governments have increasingly and effectively responded and protected our facilities and condemned the violence and this outrageous response to what is an offensive individual yo video. there is no question what we have seen in the past with satanic verses and the cartoon of the prophet muhammad there have been such things that have sparked outrage and anger and this has been the proximate cause. >> chris: it may hav
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Sep 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
died. >> activists target a bay area hospital. hear why they say child birth in the united states is all wrong. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. . >>> clean up underway in the wake of hurricane isaac as the death toll rices and crews rescue those trapped by the floodwaters. >> need a hammer to break the window. >> officials in the city of braceway say the bodies avenue of a man and woman were found bringing the death toll to five. many evacuated their homes and are just now returning to assess the damage. >> part of living onto river you will live in the river
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Sep 19, 2012 10:00pm PDT
probe resulted in hundreds of weapons turning up at crime scenes in the united states and mexico. today's report found in evidence that holder was told about the way the investigation was handled. the 471 page report said that 14 employees for the atf and the justice department could face discipline. >> san francisco police warning about scam artists preying on hispanic women. who incidents involved scammers claiming to have bought winning lottery tickets. they say they need money to cash in the tick and the they can't do it because they aren't united states citizens. they have stolen almost $12,000 from two victims. >> work is now underway to reopen several fire stations that were shut because of budget cuts. it's not just money that is keeping one station from reopening right away. >> reporter: the lights off, nobody is home at the fire station 95. you could say that the place is a hole in the wall and the ceiling. >> wow. okay. it did -- it caved in. >> reporter: this is where the chief started his career, firefighters haven't been able to use the building since the storm in 2
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Sep 6, 2012 7:00pm PDT
little surprised committee comes. then, the president of united states will address us all and make his case for why he deserves four more years in complete the task, and right the ship. our congressional correspondent is live in the skybox. the vice president that this place fired up and ready for joe. >> you can see why the obama campaign loves joe biden. he is prone to go over times. he delivers the terms -- in term s of hit a lot of points that fire of people in this hall and presumably across the country. >> he did mention repeatedly the fact that the republican presidential nominee did not discuss the troops overseas, dii that has been a talking point for the democrats since the -pconvention began. >> that is correct. you heard him reference barack obama as the commander in chief. he talked as a person who was in the oval office with president obama when tough decisions came what do we do about getting osama bin laden? there are risks involved with that mission. he talked about the automotive industry, which was crumbling before our eyes. president obama had to make a decision
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Sep 23, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, around the united states and around the world. even though he's not as recognizable as his brother, long time ktvu reporter, bob. his work has been just as important in building ktvu's reputation as one of the top news organizers around the country. he's covered every kind of story from city council meetings to presidential visits. from small rainstorms to major flooding. from house fires to wildfires. and in 1985, he john almost became the story when the fire he was covering nearly covered him and reporter john faller. -- john fowler. >> a warning of impending parrell. >> we're out of here. hey, bob. i got to go. >> they have to turn their truck outside this dirt trail for the fire is jumping the lines up ahead. >> let's go! there's the fire right there. >> yeah, i know. >> cameraman, john, park ranger guide and i are in the last car. >>> it's impossible to describe the heat, the smell, the sound of a wildfire. >> [ fire ] >> our only out is through the fire. somewhat subsided now. the only casualty, a forest truck abandoned. he cooley described what happened. >> the backfire buil
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Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm PDT
united states is weak. this president is not understand the importance of american leadership. >> reporter: other hot spots, iran, iraq, sudan, tunsia, gaza, yemin, india, afghanistan and lebanon. the violent mobs continue to be fueled by reaction to a film reportedly created by a man in southern california. >> we have seen rage and violence directed at american embassies over a horrible internet video that we had nothing to do with. >> reporter: the secretary of state urged arab spring nations to protect united states embassies, if not she said the its will. the united states will. >> they had a mission. they believed in it. they knew the danger. they accepted it. >> the president spoke about chris stevens saying he laid down his life for his friends libyan and american. >> officials are looking at the records of the man linked to the film. this is video shot outside what is believed to be the los angeles county home of the 55- year-old. he is a coptic christian with a criminal past. they are now looking into if he violated the terms of his five- year probation. >>> today whi
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Sep 13, 2012 5:00pm PDT
officers from all over the united states. he is from indiana. he said the law enforcement community is like a family. >> california highway patrol represented their agency and helped us in our time of mourning. it is our turn to give them support. >> he says it was important tashow respect for a -- to show respect for a fallen officer. you can find more clips and a slide show on www.ktvu.com. look under the i680 tab. >>> with the killing of u.s. ambassador chris stevens on tuesday and u.s. protests in the middle east, the state department issued a travel warning for americans. the violence led to a travel warning yesterday. today they added algeria to the list. warnings were already in place for 30 other countries. >>> today we learned authorities in libya made four arrests in the investigation into that four hour assault on the u.s. embassy that killed a u.s. ambassador and three others. it comes as officials call for leaders across the middle east to stand up against the violence sparked by that film. >> reporter: these are pictures from the most recent attacks in the middle east. protest
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Sep 24, 2012 2:00am PDT
united states every minute of the day. you talk to the leader in turkey and a hugely important leader in that region of the world and pick up the phone and talk to the president of egypt and tell them, they have to have a strong reaction to the violence in our embassy and they have to protect our consulate and embassies and people that work in them it is it not just one meeting on a particular day of new york. the president is actively involved and engaged in the most dangerous day of the world every day of the week. >> chris: mitt romney released tax returns and this is what hoe showed. 14.wobpercent in 2011. and summary and no returns, he paid an average of 22 percent and never less than 13.7 percent. this is the single dumbest question i ever have asked. does that end the issue for the obama campaign? >> he gave the accountant years and the american poem, two. what is he hiding? why does he has corporations in bermuda and investment in the kaymens and someone investing in the chinese state oil company and banks in china? american people deserve to know more about mitt romney
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Sep 7, 2012 10:00pm PDT
that. >> reporter: romney called the numbers disappoints while the president said the united states is now seen 30 straight months of job growth. the president's convention speech last night set a new record for political tweets. at the close of the address at which there were over 52t 52,000weets a minute. >> a quiet event at the young museum took a turn of chaos this evening. more than a hundred union members took over the museum lobby and blocked the doors. janet has been there since the start and joins us now live to explain why the workers are so upset. >> reporter: the critical mass bike group is just coming through so there is some noise. it was silent tonight, not so earlier when the union members took over this lobby at the young museum and some were arrested in this contract dispute. for man 100 union members with the seic marched in to the museum. they shouted bull horns, as patrons drank and watched what is usually a quiet night turn into a loud rally. > er. >> 94 employees who work there have been negotiating a contract for the past year. they say the museums are financial
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Sep 11, 2012 4:00am PDT
thursday, both in europe and the united states here with the federal reserve. tuesday, september 11th is certainly going to be a day of remembrance. there will be a somber tone to early trading, and i think most traders will probably remain somber during the day. it's a hard day, it's an unfortunate day, and it's a day that we all remember. > > as you mentioned though, the fed will be making some sort of announcement by thursday. what will be the trade ahead of that? > > there's been one big trade in fixed income markets, and that's been the steepening trade between 10-year yields on 30-year yields. one of the main topics of discussion amongst both traders and central bankers right now is that five- year inflation break-evens on the forward curve are over 2%. what does that mean? that means inflation expectations by the market five years forward are over 2%. they're close to historically high levels. yet, the federal reserve will be adding more accommodation of the market in some form on thursday, which has the potential to drive inflation even higher in both the short and medium term
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Sep 6, 2012 12:00pm PDT
cross. >>> i want barack obama to be the next president of the united states. >> former president bill clinton fires up the crowd at the democratic national convention. we are heading there live to bring you reaction of last night and a plea view of what is up tonight. >>> and meteorologist mark tamayo will have the weather. and volunteers turn out to help a bay area veteran. lots of prepaid cards come pre-filled with problems. enough is enough. introducing the chase liquid reloadable card. with chase liquid, there's no waiting and no fee to activate you can load cash and checks at any chase depositfriendly atm and there are no withdrawal fees at over 17,500 chase atms all for one flat fee of $4.95 per month. get rid of prepaid problems. get chase liquid. >>> highway 17 was shut down in both directions for several hours overnight. the cab of a truck carrying liquid nitrogen melted after catching fire around 10:00 p.m. it happened near summit road in the santa cruz mountains. the fire burned part of the hillside as well but flames did not get burned through the tank. the incident caused
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Sep 30, 2012 5:00am PDT
, you ran for president of the united states. a serious presidential run. >> we learned a lot in that first campaign. we found out something that the popular vote and the delegates was a disconnect and that -- because you had to have a high ratio to become the delegate and win all p. i get 48% and you get 52%, winner take all. that was bad math. >> right. >> we changed that law. by '88 we got 1,220 delegates for all practical purposes. >> won 13 states, right? >> but the significance of that for barack obama, when he ran in 2008, hillary clinton won -- she won texas, california, ohio, pennsylvania, maryland. on the winner take all, she should have been the winner. we changed the rules, and we democratized democracy and laid the groundwork. i feel so good about that. the run, we learned a lot. we inspired people to run for office at every level. somewhere along the way, changing the rules plus inspiration was a big factor to where we are today. and the stakes this year, frankly, are incredibly higher. we need him to win. >> let me ask you one question about what you just said. you
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Sep 16, 2012 5:30am PDT
to the jurisdiction of other spaces in the united states. so they have their own rules, own nation. the federal government can't just jump in when they want to. that's what's impeding the investigation of larry stackhouse, jr. >> and this particular case, if they do not have the resources available, then they can request the assistance of the fbi or of the justice department to go on to the reservation to do the search. but let us not be confused also that people that are involved are part -- are part of the problem which is law enforcement. and in this particular case, what mr. stackhouse's son. >> you say there's corruption inside the police force. what is going on? >> it was a police officer's son who was accompanying mr. stackhouse's son at that basketball game. >> how does that make you feel? >> it breaks our heart. it took us two weeks just to report him missing. they did not want to hear about my son's case. they felt that, you know -- one of the friends stayed over at a girlfriend's house. didn't want to get involved in the case. i pleaded with them to reach out and help us
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Sep 24, 2012 10:00pm PDT
traveled throughout the united states and canada, among other things they raised money for women without insurance to get mammograms. >> in the philippines, police battled with hundreds living illegally in a complex. the squatters threw rocks and bottles. police responded with tear gas and water cannons. after several hours police removed them and workers started a planned demolition. the buildings located next to the financial district. >>> in the gulf dozens of nations taking part in a huge naval exercise. part thankful is to look for mines. in the past iran has threatened to shut down the waterway. >>> and at the united nations iran leader started on the offensive, he denounced the united states for trying to shut down the nuclear program and said iran doesn't fear a strike on its nuclear facility. the president also denied iran is providing weapons or training to syria. >> the president is scheduled to address the un general assembly tomorrow. he arrived attended a reception this evening. in his speech the white house said he will talk about the anti american protests across
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Sep 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
clear that the united states embassy shouldn't welcome pakistan until they remove this film. >> reporter: protests have broken out in more than 20 countries since last does when the ambassador from libya was killed. the suddenness of the attacks and protests leaves the question open, was it preplanned? ambassador susan rice said there is no evidence to show that. >> the governments have increasingly and effectively responded and protected our facilities and condemned the violence and this outrageous response to what is an offensive video. >> reporter: but the michigan congressman said it's to early to tell. >> seemed to be a military style, coordinated, they had indirect fire, coordinated with direct fire. rocket attacks. >> reporter: the libya president said 50 people were arrested in connection with the attacks saying he suspects preplanning. >> its clear that the assault was well trained well prepared have planned this. rum. >> reporter: there is no telling how long the protests will last. > the pope prayed for peace and the silencing of weapons across the mideast. he cel
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Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
today. they say that home values in 20 united states cities were up 1.2% in july compared to a year earlier. it's the biggest 12 month advance since august of 2010. despite the news on housing and good news on consumer confidence stock prices fell today. people were worried about the lower profit forecast for caterpillar. the dow fell 101 points, the nasdaq down 43 and the s and p had it's worst day since june, down 15 points. >> toys r us the latest to put out the help wanted signs for the holidays. the toy store giant plans to hire 45,000 seasonal workers. that's about 13% monday that it hired last year. many of the new employees will help with online customer orders that can be picked up at stores, wal-mart and koh also's are also beefing up staff. >> hundreds of comcast employees in northern california learned today they are losing their jobs. comcast is moving all of its california call centers out of state including the ones in livermore, morgan hill and sacramento. that means one thousand jobs gone. >> reporter: hundreds of employees in sacramento were stunned to learn they a
FOX
Aug 31, 2012 5:00pm PDT
visitors have no memory of the moon landing. >> it's not clear if the united states will ever send another mission to the moon. both democrats and republicans say they are in favor of reducing the budget for space. >>> it hasn't happened in more than two years but tonight a blue moon will shine over the bay area. that happen when is there are two full moons in the same calendar month. it only happen once every few years. the space and science center is hosting free lunar viewings tonight and tomorrow night. your next chance to catch one won't be until july of 2015. >> question though is will you be able to see it? wondering if the fog will roll in. let's check in with bill martin. it was a lot cooler. >> yeah. the fog will stick around. it was much cooler. yesterday's temperatures came off ten or 15 degrees. today some areas, another 20 degrees cooler than yesterday which was already cooler. that fog really stuck in and did its job. out in danville and livermore the fog bank still here. you never really cleared today. oakland bit of sun peeking through but not a loto. it had been a cloudy,
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Sep 14, 2012 5:00am PDT
rammics of art show. organizers say it's the only event of its kind in the united states. the goal of the exhibit is to encourage education and greater understanding of the arts. the exhibit will be on display through sunday. >>> right now 5:26. i want to check in with sal for a look at traffic. how does it look? >> it looks pretty good, pam. traffic is moving along pretty well around the bay area. starting in the south bay this time with northbound 280 getting up to highway 17 that traffic is looking good with no major problems. also the morning excites good on 680 the traffic looks good all the way down to the san to steve. >>> sal, thank you. what we do have is a bigger fog bank and a little stronger sea breeze. it will be a little cooler today. some of that fog is starting to work its way inland. west, southwest. >>> time now is 5:26. family and friends are mourning four killed in libya. the details we are learning about their past service to the united states. >>> a police chase starts in pleasant hill starts in vallejo and ends up here in pleasant hill. we will tell you why and
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Sep 10, 2012 10:00pm PDT
tonight in afghanistan the united states handed control of the main american run prison to afghanistan authorities. the prison holds 3,000. the two sides still haven't eached agreement on hundreds of terror suspects being held there. the united states fears afghanistan will release them. ? in cuba the government blamed the failure of a main transmission line for a blackout that cut power to half the island. why it failed hasn't been explained. cubans are used to occasional outages but this happened near sweltering heat. >>> in britain thousands cheered the athletes at a huge parade. it was a part which that celebrated the 700 as well as london's success. there have been predictions both teams would be disorganized and be flops. in the end they were anything but. >> a restaurant that just opened in brentwood can count on having regulars. dozens of people camped out on lone tree way hours before buffalo wild wings opened today. the reason, the first 100 people in line got free wings for a year. the bar and grill has four other locations in dublin, sanious, fairfield and vacaville. >> the
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Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
members 69 united states armed forces, many of whom say they were inspired to join by the events of september 11th. >> i would ask that we have a moment of silence to the victims, family and friends of the attack. >> reporter: in san jose the fire chief delivered a memorial message over the dispatch radio. he asked people to take part in a moment of silence at the time the first tower fell in new york. a memorial bell was rung to show the last alarm for the 343 new york firefighter who died on september 1st. >> the bay area has its own memorial to the heroes of flight 93 and today it was the site of a special remembrance. family and friends gathered and put flowers on the monument to their loved ones. the stones have all the names of those who died in pennsylvania. each of the 40 was also read out loud. family said 11 years later emotions are still high. >> it's just a reminder of that horrible day. i think again. you know it brings more emotion that you haven't had. >> anniversary the emotions are very raw. it's amazing how 11 years later you can still have them. >> reporter: the b
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Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
for more american whose represent the best of the united states of america. we will not waver in our commitment to see justice is done for this terrible act and make no mistake, justice will be done. >> the president ordered the american flag at the white house to be flow at half-staff. president obama also noted the four who lost their lives exemptlified america's request for freedom. the victims are also remembered on capitol hill today. >>> u.s. ambassador to libya is condemning the acts. he spoke about chris stevens. he said it mark as sad day for -- marks a sad day for him. >> he visited the libyans, eat with them, sit with them and very enthusiastic about the relations. >> he said that libya is still coping with the chaos left behind by moammar gadhafi and emphasized the country still needs the help of the united states. our coverage continues in 25 minutes, we take you to a mosque, what some muslims told us about the repercussions it could have on them. >>> after months of speculation apple unveiled the new iphone 5 in san francisco. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar tells us w
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Sep 21, 2012 12:00pm PDT
united states has been a nation that respects all faiths. we reject all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others. >> the ad has debuted on 7 pakistani networks potentially reaching an add audience of million, also appearing is hillary clinton. >> the united states government had absolutely nothing to do with this video. >> officials hope the psa denouncing the movie will quell some of the tension. friday is also the main muslim day of prayer and religious fervor runs high. anticipating violence the state department has announced u.s. diplomatic missions in some countries will be closed. >> the decision by the united states government to close temporarily its embassies and kun sul down consulate was made by that. >> they may have tied to them. >> the prime minister of libya says he thinks the attack that killed him was planned ahead of time. >> i think it is. i think it is, because the way it has taken place, the way they have done it clearly this crew has planned it, so it is not -- it is not a -- a spontaneous thing. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is forming a
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Sep 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
film that's said to be at the heart of the protests. >> -- the united states government had absolutely nothing to do with this -- the united states had absolutely nog to do with this video. we absolutely reject its content and message. en. >> she's talking about an american-made film that's criticized anti-islam. it's said to have fueled the protest in yemen. that same attack is blowing blamed on the attacks where -- where chris stevens was killed. >> right now in egypt, people are lighting fires -- in the streets of cairo. they've beenly toking rocks -- they've been throwing rocks, all over that same fame. this morning, egyptian president mohammed percy has stopped the -- muhammed morsi has stopped this. the u.s. says it is taking all necessary precautions. now, coming up in our next hour of "mornings on 2," i'm gonna have more on the filmmaker who is apparently behind all of this in the middle east. back to dave and tori. >>> hamid karzai is canceling his trip to norway due to all of the protests in the middle east. there are reports that he decided to stay home because of the seriou
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Sep 23, 2012 5:00am PDT
, voter i.d. requirements and stand your ground laws which more than half of the united states still has on the books. to some, these are reasons to resurrect the movement of protest against social injustices. the civil rights movement of the 1960s is considered one of the greatest movements in american history. but many of the issues that dr. king marched for are the same issues plaguing us today. has anything really changed? have african-americans become too complacent? is it time to resurrect the movement? >> we will not rest, we will not stop. we will not forget. >> we brought together a panel of leaders. the president and ceo of the national urban league. dr. jamal bryant, pastor of the empowerment temple in baltimore, and dr. eric dyson, sociology professor. we asked the question -- are we in the midst of a moment or a movement? >> i hope it's a movement, i hope it will ignite a greater degree, whether it's voter i.d., whether it's racial profiling and sometimes unfair police tactics. all the way across the board. we are up against a right wing resurgence in this nation. we have go
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Sep 24, 2012 4:00am PDT
be sold in the united states in 2015. general motors recalled cars over a gear shift problem that may cause the cars to roll away when they're supposed to be in park. more than 400,000 cars from 2007 to 2010 were recalled for transmission problems. that includes the chevrolet malibu, pontiac g-6, and saturn aura. it could cause the cars to roll off after the driver has left the car. the problem caused four crashes but no injuries so far. owners are asked to bring in cars to gm dealerships to fix the problem. earlier in september, gm recalled 400,000 chevrolet cruzes due to engine trouble. 2.5 years after the deepwater horizon disaster in the gulf, drilling and output are increasing. in fact, an energy consulting company says a gulf oil boom is about to flow. bentek energy predicts within 10 years production will gush 28%. before deepwater, the gulf had accounted for nearly a 3rd of our domestic output. it's now 20%. several oil companies have billions of dollars in new drilling projects planned. right now there are 4,000 platforms pumping oil and gas from 35,000 wells. kfc is closing
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Sep 20, 2012 10:00pm PDT
determine the best s.w.a.t. team in the western united states. the two day event started this morning. about 30 s.w.a.t. teams are competing in physical fitness, tactics, weapons proficiency and team work. the santa clara police department is hosting the competition. the winning s.w.a.t. team earns the title best in the west. >> a staff at a small vet hospital here in the bay area is mourning the loss of a loved one. then suddenly this morning another loss. >>> also ahead a triumphant return to the ocean. how they teamed up today with an reknowned ocean explorer. >>> tonight we have one of those crimes where you might find yourself saying what kind of person would do something like that. someone stole the donations being collected for a memorial fund for a woman who's 18-year- old son recently died in peru. ktvu's amber lee is in roner park and tell us the thief waited for just the right moment, amber. >> reporter: we're at blue sky, a small medical office with a big heart. this morning came another blow. >> reporter: the staff here at dr. ingi oswald's practice have been work
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Sep 6, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >> this is one of the foremost children's hospitals in the united states. we take some very difficult cases here and we're growing to meet that need. >> the expansion is part of the stanford university medical center's renewal project. >>> a ban was supposed to take effect today on medical marijuana, but opponents gathered 50,000 signatures to put the question on the ballot. the city council must now decide whether to rescind the ban or let it go to the voters. >>> a new stadium has helped the san francisco 49ers become one of the most valuable franchises in the nfl. forbes sais the niners are worth about 1.2 billion, up 19% from last year. the bay area's other football team is at the other end of the spectrum. the raiders are listed at no. 30. the dallas cowboys ranked first with a value of 2.1 billion. >>> it is a moment that may have transcended politics at the democratic national convention. the unannounced appearance in the last hour and the role the special guest played in getting the night started. >>> things are going to start to warm up. i'll show you how much warmer in your
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Sep 15, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >>> the united states military says it is sending an elite unit of marine special forces and drones to libya to help bring those responsible for killing those americans to justice. the u.s. has already deployed an fbi investigation team that is trying to track al-qaeda sympathizers who are thought to have turned the benghazi demonstration into a violent one. intelligence officials are also reviewing telephone records and computer traffic. libyan law enforcement agencies say some arrests have already been made. >>> this morning, we are also getting a look at the ruins of the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, where ambassador chris stevens and the three other americans were killed. coming up at 7:15, how a note found in the debris is shedding light on stevens' mission in libya. >>> in overnight news, san francisco police are investigating a homicide. it happened in the bayview district early this morning. police say they responded to a report of shooting just after 1:30 at osceola lane and lasalle avenue. police haven't released details on the victim or suspects. >>> highway 1 in san
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Sep 16, 2012 11:00pm PDT
that was available was presented and i'm also satisfied that once the case reaches the united states supreme court they will find that california hasn't acted in a way consistent with the supreme courts previous ruling. >> you are or would you hold any malice toward society? >> no, i don't think so. but this is even the traditional questions in which you make me anticipate a situation that doesn't exist. and give answers that are purely academic and i can't do that and won't attempt to. with new degree of fairness, and spur of the moment. i haven't thought subjectly how i would feel. >> now at one point governor pat brown stayed carol chapman's execution. but the governor refused to do so a second time. with chestman set to die on may two, 1960 his attorney went to federal court to ask a judge for a stay of execution and as the clock ticked toward 10:00 a.m., the time for the pellets to draw. he issued a stay just one minute before 10:00. the problem is his secretary called san quentin to tell the warden but misdialed. when she finally got through, the warden told her the execution has alrea
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Sep 20, 2012 9:30am PDT
and possibly kill somebody? >> keep it real for a second. at military funerals in the united states, they shoot gups off, right, when they're honoring the dead? >> the 21-gun salute. >> sure. >> yes. what? >> still guns. >> still gunfire. >> but they're rifles. these are machine guns. where are the bride and groom? inside terrified? she decided to change her mind. i'm not going out there with your crazy relatives. this wedding is off. >>> if you asked me, this little boy is not having a good day. >> a young boy with his head caught between some cement pillers in a building in chongqing china. >> just playing around in a building. stuck his head through these cement grates almost in the building structure, but once he got his head through he couldn't get his head out. >> that's got to be so painful, and scary for a little kid like that. >> i always wonder, how do they get their heads in and can't get them out? >> pushing is always a lot easier than pulling. the skin starts folding up and gets stuck in there. the mom was terrified. they called for help. firefighters arrived but look what th
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Sep 19, 2012 4:00am PDT
united states embassy is under siege in the middle east. but more importantly, you have china and japan becoming more and more bellicose with each other regarding some archipelago islands off the coast of japan, so that really bears watching. the financial times, in fact, is running an article as we speak how china may perhaps sell japanese bonds in order to bring the japanese to their knees as regards those strategic islands. so, there's some geopolitical tension out there, which of course should probably aid gold, at least in the short-term. > > we have our cover story today on fedex. that's a good indicator. it's put out some guidance yesterday that is worrying some people. how do you play that? > > i think that's right. there's a lot of concerns domestically about the fiscal cliff and what that will mean for first- and second-quarter economic growth here. i think fedex, in addition to expressing that concern, also expressed concern that the global economy continues to slow. china and the far east are a major point of distribution and sales for federal express. if you look at t
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Sep 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
taking real, tangible progress towards our goal of becoming the safest utility in the united states. >> reporter: whenever there's a major loss of gas line pressure, one person will be in command while other team members will have specific duties. 911 will be notified immediately and there will be constant troubleshooting as well as periodic drills. >> we'll be able to respond as effectively as possible. >> reporter: but the utility reform network says that's just talk. >> the troubling thing is we only find out how effective an emergency response system is when there's an emergency. there is no other way to know. >> reporter: pg&e says it now has solid records on all pipelines and has verified pressure safety factors in 2,000 miles of pipe. >> a lot of pg&e pipeline needs to be repaired and replaced. >> reporter: and that $5 to $10 billion bill. >>> the president was set to speak to as many as 74,000 people in an outdoor stadium in charlotte, north carolina, but with severe thunderstorms in the forecast, the speech is being moved inside the convention center where the rest of the nominating eve
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Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
and attempted to rob a third. these are photographs from surveillance video of him from the united states bank on lincoln avenue.united states bank in sunnyvale. in both cases the man entered the bank, demanded money and then left running the stolen cash. >> employees a company specializes in security for mobile devices have found a flaw that could let some ride muni for free. they have found a way to undermine the limited use paper fare card and restore values without paying. the men found problem was transit systems in san francisco, new york and new jersey and then told the transit agencies. if. > new, sal live in oakland with the new rules of the road when it comes to driverless cars. >> reporter: imagine a rush hour without traffic or a car that could drive you home, it could be driving me around now as i do this report. that's -- the idea one step closer to reality today. perhaps the -- the governor arrived today in aself driven car. he then went inside and signed a law clearing the way for driverless cars to hit the road. >> another step forward. in this long march in califo
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Sep 13, 2012 12:00pm PDT
likely to become president of the united states. [ cheers ] >> but in america it can happen because of education. >> the president also said he's worked with republicans in congress to cut a trillion dollars in spending and that he's ready accomplish more with then. recent polls show the president with a 5-point lead in colorado over mitt romney. >> if we just have a government that recognizes that by lifting individuals and celebrating success in america, we're gonna have more of it, then you are gonna see this economy come roaring back. >> obama's challenger spoke to a crowd of supporters. he touted his decades of experience in the private sector as a foundation to reviving the u.s. economy. >>> two bay area regions came in at the top. rippers at the -- researchers at the university of california graded ten regents. the south bay came in first, the east bay second, san francisco was sixth, mostly because of the high lost of living. >>> new york city's board of health this morning approved michael bloomberg's ban on super-sized soft drinks. the view aimed at fighting obesity and limit
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Sep 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
states. supporters say more needs to be done to help immigrants who want to stay in the united states. >> we need workers. we don't have a good system to admit them legally. >> homeland security say the number of people trying to cross the boarder dropped to a 40 year low but the administration still needs to do more to address the 12 million illegal immigrants thought to be living in the united states. >>> here in milpitas, compassion and concern for a store clerk killed during a robbery this weekend. the latest details police just released half hour ago. >> a coast guard crew had a busy weekend saving six people in a single day. we will show you some of the rescue video coming up. >>> complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> there is sadness and fear in a neighborhood today. people are paying respects after a popular store clerk was dunned down during -- gunned down during a weekend robbery at a 7-eleven. ktvu's rob effort h tells us the -- robert handa tells us the latest on the investigation and how the neighborhood is reacting. >>
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Sep 7, 2012 9:30am PDT
down. >> the united states is not the only place that has silly laws, and when i say silly, i mean silly. this is near the sea, and you see all of these people on bikes. do you see what that is? >> it's like a speed trap. it's photo radar for bicyclist. >> how would you know, you don't have a speedometer on your bike. >> right, but the mayor says he doesn't want moms and kids hit. >> it controls you into going slower. i don't necessarily think i disagree with this. >> this is not a bike track. you don't want people who think they're in the tour de france going by at 60 miles per hour. there is now a facebook page, and these people are not happy about it. another way for the government to take more of our money, some people said this is really messed up, and there has never been a death from the this. this is a real story. not real or fake time. this is actually something they're doing, photo radar for bicyclist. >> at number four today, a little spit, a shot of taser, and the video goes something like this -- >> take a look at sh surveillance footage in oklahoma. the woman you see
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Sep 15, 2012 10:00pm PDT
long as i am commander-in-chiefing the united states will not toll rate efforts to harm our fellow americans. >> reporter: some say tuesday's attack was planned. >> it was deliberate and preplanned attack. i was given enough details about this by witnesses. >> reporter: u.s. officials say they have no evidence that the attack was pre-mediated, but as calm appeared to be restored in downtown cairo saturday, the scene of the first protest gives hope that other demonstrations will follow suit. christiana mutch channel 2 ler ktvu channel 2 news. >>> now a mission to secure the embassy is in jeopardy. u.s. said yesterday it was sending in an elite team of marines, but today the sudanese government is now holding up that mission. u.s. officials did not elaborate on the objections. >>> the southern california lawmaker link to the anti- islammic film flaming those proehls those protests appears this morning. >> anything to say? >> it was around 12:30 with nakoula basseley nakoula spoke. federal probation officers interviewed nakoula for about 90 minutes to determine if he violated the term
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Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
than a dozen united states servicemen and women are making their voices heard. they claim they were assaulted or, raped and harassed by current and former members of the military. new, we talked to some of the service members today after they filed a lawsuit in federal court. >> reporter: the purpose of this lawsuit is to protect future military recruits. so for the first time more than a dozen alleged victims are speaking out. >> i have been alone and i have been quiet. >> reporter: today she is coming forward with a message for other military victims. >> i know it's really hard to speak up especially if you are still in the military. but you aren't alone and we are fighting for you. . >> reporter: she is joining 18 others in a federal lawsuit filed in san francisco today against the current and former united states defense secretaries and the secretary of the army and air force. they claim the high ranking officials knew about at assault problem in the military and didn't do enough to prosecute the attackers or stop revenge. him all endured strikingly similar patterns of revenge a
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Sep 14, 2012 6:00pm PDT
united states today. full military honor was given to him and the three killed in the attack on the embassy in libya. this as protests continue to spread across the middle east and northern africa fueled by fury over the anti islamic movie done in california. tonight the military is sending a team of marines to sudan after an angry mob attacked the embassies. this video shows at tack on the germany embassy for 5,000 men were rioting before knocking down the gates and getting inside the compound. at least three people died in similar riots outside the united states embassy. like with the welcome home for the ambassador and the three americans killed on 9/11 >> reporter: they are four men the president called patriotic, who served when called upon. one casket at a time. four americans brought back to their home soil awaiting their families, their president. >> they had a mission. they believed in it. they knew the danger, they accepted it. >> reporter: the transfer of remain ceremony was quiet but patriotic as the four were honored including chris stevens. >> laid down his life for hi
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Sep 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
271. >>> cupertino has bragging rights, one of the best small cities in the united states. ranked 27 out of 100. they look at job growth, school districts and low crime. four other california cities made the list. cupertino is where apple is based and today apple unveiled the iphone 5 and coming up, we will tell you which rumors proved true about the iphone 5. >>> supporters of a new sales tax measure were busy today. supporters handed out information. it would extend an existing half cent sales tax and increase it by another half cent and it would raise money for transit projects. >> investments to repair highways, streets, transit, seniors with disabilities, extensions on bart and improves to communities. >> opponents call it a tax increase without any expiration date. >>> today speaker of the house john area -- governor jerry brown signed into law -- >> the biggest pension reform law ever. >> it will increase the retirement age for new state employees and cap annual payments at $132,000 and it ends a number of abuses of the system. some say it will save the state $64 billion over
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Sep 18, 2012 9:00am PDT
president of the united states. >> they take the mario brothers and auto tuning and put it together to help us understand to see who scored together. ♪ every parent should have a choice, to help create a better future ♪ >> this video makes these speeches watchable. >> you realize these two guys have speech writers that are trying to get across the same poi point. ♪ god bless the united states. god bless the american people. god bless neil armstrong ♪ >> that came out of no where. >> the great thing at the end was obama's expression when he learns he lost. >>> you guys have to sharpen your pencils because you're going to want to add this to your christmas list that you send to santa. >> what? no way. this is the popinator. and it's put together by popcorn, indiana. as you can see it's a little device that reacts to the sound of your voice. all you have to do is say pop and it will shoot a piece of popcorn up to 15 feet in your direction. so it will sense around where i am around this thing, position itself just perfectly and throw me a piece of popcorn? love it. >> this is great
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Sep 2, 2012 5:30am PDT
united states of america, governor mike lauren! >> dignity matters. >> you are off the campaign. you thought it was important to fix things? >> that script has those type of layers and the message behind it is relevant. the politics behind it, you know, were kind of -- were timely. so, you know, i try to find things like that. if it's, you know -- if it gets inside of my body and my head, then i go for it. for a while, i became a little bit disillusioned with the film industry, and as it turned out, it was at a time that my eye began to drift towards some other ideas and opportunities that have really taken most of my focus on a professional level. got some interesting -- west africa, a company i've been developing very quietly for about seven years now that we're now starting to market. a natural resource company there where we're looking at mineral opportunities and agricultural opportunities. we're trying to view them in a 21st century way, try to do them in what we call an evolutionary way in that we are inclusive of local community needs and they have a tether to our commercial
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Sep 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
people are looking to get help with applying for temporary legal status in the united states. under new rules, by the obama'strags, channel 2 reporter is live in san jose with more on what this change means and how people can apply good morning janine. >> reporter: good morning. well we are here at catholic charities and you can see behind me there have been people that are lined up to get help because in just the next hour this catholic charities will open up because they are offering a free workshop. these people will be able to get help in filling out applications to obtain a temporary legal status in the u.s. now several hundred people are expected to come to catholic charities for this workshop on obama's deferred action program. it stops deportation of undocumented immigrants who are brought to the u.s. as children. to qualify for the program, immigrants have to prove they came before they were 16, are 30 or younger or in school graduated or served in the military. now, many people here in line say that it is very important to -- they have strong opinions on why this plan is neede
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Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT
springfield. he said the rate of economic growth in the united states is 1/4 of russia. president obama campaigned in virginia beach. they released a plan based on a new economic patriotism. it could create 1 million manufacturing jobs and increase education jobs. >>> a new plan to keep financially troubled city college of san francisco from closing. why some say the proposals go too far. >> the regular referees are back, we will have reaction from fans and why some say the damage from the lock out can't be reversed. iyoyoyomÑñóóç [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink
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Sep 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
united states of america is determined and strong, this will not be an age of tyranny. this will be an age of liberty, here and across the world. >> americans awoke on september 12, 2001, with the realization that our nation was changed forever. we were living in a new world, with history broken into the pre-9/11 era and the post-9/11 era. >> gen. richard myers: there probably wasn't any other event that made us understand as a nation that we're all linked in so many different ways... that we all play a role in our security, in our well-being, in the well-being of the republic. >> well, 9/11 drove home the point that we are part of the world and can't separate ourselves from it by our oceans, that we have to be engaged in the world, hopefully smartly, not just militarily, although we must be strong. but also we must be wise, we must engage with others. >> sen. joseph lieberman: on 9/11/01 america changed, obviously. we lost about 3,000 of our fellow americans, but we also, in some sense, lost our innocence. >> i think what changed on september 11 for so many americans was the fact t
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Sep 18, 2012 10:00pm PDT
republicans are now referring to the 47%. >> when you're president of the united states you are president of all the people. not just the president who voted for you. >> reporter: and president obama had a similar response during tonight's appearance with david letterman. the president said romney is writing off a big chunk of the country. >> my expectation is if you have to be president you have to work for everybody not just for some. >> mitt romney's comments were first made public by mother jones, the news organization based in san francisco. and the attention its received has been global. >> pretty phenomenal. we've had double the traffic of our previous biggest day ever. we've been picked up by news outlets all over the world. >> reporter: the magazine's website usually gets 250,000 page views per day. but yesterday it had 2 million. the editor of mother jones says they received the video a few weeks ago then spent time discussing what to do with it. she also said they assured the source of privacy. >>> a new report out today reveals startling statistics on obesity in america. here
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Sep 14, 2012 6:00am PDT
british newspaper claiming the united states has early warnings about the attacks in libya. coming up at 6:15 you will get the reaction from the obama administration to that report when we get a live report from our washington, d.c. bureau. >>> time is 6:04. it's going to take several hours before the power is back on to at least a dozen homes in hayward. power is out. went out about 1:00 this morning. a driver crashed into a power pole on campus drive. now the pole and its wires there they are down on the road. witnesses say the female driver hit it and kept driving. >> i heard pop pop pop no skid marks or anything. and then our power went out. we came outside and people all across the streetcars all smashed up. >> we still don't know what caused that crash with police. as you can see here it took the driver into custody. no one was hurt. >>> we have new information on a fire that forced classes to be canceled at a school in menlo park. ktvu channel 2 reporter lorraine blanco is back at beachwood elementary school with what investigators discovered about that building after that b
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Sep 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
under this administration we saveed the auto industry of the united states. gm is thriving. >> reporter: she will make her argument against governor mitt romney. >> trickles down. you know we tried that. that doesn't work. that approach does not work and will not work for california. >> reporter: harris says she will address the foreclosure crisis. >> hope flip you will hear more about me just because i plan to continue my work as attorney general of california. >> reporter: the headliner tonight of course is the first lady. also on this first day of the convention the party has adopted a new platform concerning gay marriage. more on that and the message that they're trying to get across. >>> ktvu's coverage of the democratic national convention will continue through thursday during all of our newscasts. president obama is scheduled to address the delegates on thursday night and we will carry his speech live. >>> republican vice president candidate paul ryan once again compared president obama to former president jimmy carter. >> remember ronald reagan talking about jimmy c
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Sep 25, 2012 10:00pm PDT
prices kept rising in july across the united states because of increased sales and fewer foreclosures. national home prices increased 1.2% in july compared to the same month last year. home sales have been bolstered by the lowest mortgage rates on record. the average rate on a 30 year fixed mortgage touched a record low of 3.49% last week and has been below 4% all year. a limited supply of homes has always helped drive prices higher. >>> san francisco is reporting its first human case of what appears to be locally acquired west nile virus in 40 years. a local man is now recovering at home. he apparently became infected last month. the man had reportedly not traveled recently making it likely he was infected in the bay area if not in san francisco. just last week officials reported that a bird infected with the virus was discovered near city college. >>> san jose police are searching for a man they say has robbed at least two banks in santa clara county in the last month. take a look at these pictures from bank surveillance video. they show the suspect at the us bank on lincoln after i
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Sep 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the middle east, middle east, the potential for budget problems in the united states that leads to another recession and the problems in europe. >> reporter: whatever it is, you are paying for it. consumer editor tom vacar ktvu channel 2 news. >>> after weeks of anticipation shell announced it is scaling back its plan to trial off the alaskan coast -- to drill off the alaskan coast. it comes in the wake of several mishaps, including work delays and the failure of one of the well's oil containment system. >>> on wall street today it was down across the board. the dow is down 40 to 13,553. the nasdaq is down 5 at 3,178. the s&p is down 4 t 1,461. >>> coming up here, a samsung ad that takes a bite out of apple and more excitement over the iphone 5, how the cell phone is already setting records. >>> happening now, back out live that occupy protest going on in san francisco. demonstrators are marking the one year anniversary of the occupy wall street movement. protesters have been marching and demonstrating in san francisco's financial district for the past few hours. what you are hooki
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